MS Access and ODBC

How do I get ODBC components (OdbcConnection/OdbcCommand/etc)  working in Access vba?
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Gustav BrockCIOCommented:
You don't.
You just link the tables from the ODBC source, and use these tables as any other linked table.

/gustav
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
...or more clearly express you ultimate objective...
get ODBC components (OdbcConnection/OdbcCommand/etc)  working in Access vba?
...for what purpose?
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Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
I think you probably can use ADO object library to do the similar things in Access VBA environment.

Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms675532(v=vs.85).aspx

ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms676795(v=vs.85).aspx

what important here is what "ConnectionString" you're using here for your ADO objects... which mean it could linked to an ODBC source or a direct link to your sources, etc.

The Connection Strings Reference
http://www.connectionstrings.com/

or using DAO in Access which is also feasible.

Database Object (DAO)
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ff195520.aspx

DAO/ADO Objects
http://www.excel-spreadsheet.com/vba/dao_ado.htm
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